Family Guy: Season 2, Episode 9

If I'm Dyin' I'm Lyin' (4 Apr. 2000)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Animation, Comedy
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Peter's attempt to un-cancel a TV show gets him worshiped as a god.

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Peter Griffin / Brian Griffin / Stewie Griffin / Glenn Quagmire / Tom Tucker / God / Rufus Griffin / Additional Voices (voice)
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Chris Griffin / Neil Goldman / Additional Voices (voice)
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In an attempt to get he and Chris' favorite show back on the air, Peter bamboozles a charity by making them believe Chris is dying. Written by Bukue_One

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The title is based on the 1950's slang expression: If I'm Lying, I'm Dying. See more »

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As Peter goes in and out of the front door to talk to Lois and tell the man that he has healed Chris, the door changes from red to brown and back on the outside. See more »

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[Peter has accidentally unleashed the 10 plagues]
Peter Griffin: There has to be some explanation for this.
Brian Griffin: You want an explanation?
[slaps Peter]
Brian Griffin: GOD
[slaps Peter]
Brian Griffin: IS
[slaps Peter]
Brian Griffin: PISSED.
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References Good Times (1974) See more »

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The One Where Chris Isn't Dying...
25 April 2015 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I love this episode. It's so funny. Peter Griffin is just hilarious. Seriously, any situation they put him into will make you laugh.

In this episode, Chris and Peter's favorite TV show gets cancelled, don't I know how that feels? Anyway, in order to get it back on TV, Peter tells a Make-A-Wish charity that Chris is dying of a rare disease, which lets him grow extra nipples that look and taste like pepperoni. The show gets put back on the air, but Chris feels bad about the con. Peter tells the charity that he has healed Chris and everyone starts believing he's a God. And as you can imagine, that doesn't go well.

Overall, I give this episode a 10 out of 10, which in my ratings book is: Freaking Ridonkulous.


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